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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. ...

Posted 28 Oct 2011 20 answers

Just prescribed Androgel and have been using for a week, how long until I start seeing results?

Greetings, Last week my doctor prescribed Androgel, 1%, 5mg for me because of low testosterone. I'm a 48 year old white male, 40 pounds overweight and taking meds for high bp and high ...

Posted 12 Mar 2011 7 answers

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Anyone cam solve this case ? whats the drug plan ?

 HPI Ima Ferguson is a 56-year-old woman who presents to the clinic for her yearly follow-up. The patient states that she feels fine and has been in her usual state of health since last clinic ...

Posted 11 days ago 1 answer

Been taking cyclosporine and atorvastatin for a year now. Doctor didn't mention about interactions?

My doctor advice me to take cyclosporine 25mg BD and atorvastatin 10mg at bed time.. i took almost for a year so far.. today I found out that these 2 medications together could cause a dangerous ...

Posted 20 Jul 2014 1 answer

Who has elevated cholesterol?

I had some blood work done last week. The results showed I had a slightly elevated cholesterol level. The bad one, should read less than 3.5 and mine read 3.92. I never had elevated bad cholesterol. ...

Posted 5 Mar 2012 17 answers

Question about how to get Crestor for a lower cost?

I have been taking Crestor 5 mg once daily for several years because I cannot tolerate the generic brands. Lately my mail order pharmacy is requiring me to pay for it by credit card. I have never had ...

Posted 14 Jul 2014 1 answer

I take Simvastatin 20 mg once a day will this cause shortness of breath?

I can't do anything physical without running out of breath

Posted 3 Jul 2014 1 answer

Since I started taking Pravastatin 20 MG less than a year, I've been suffering muscle pain?

From my thigh down. Most of the time my legs. I had muscle pain in the middle of the night most of the time. What is the cause? My doctor recommend to take Co Q-10 300 mg even if it's expensive ...

Posted 28 May 2014 2 answers

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Metamucil with other meds?

I have low potassium due to IBS and high cholesterol. To keep from taking a statin my Dr told me to double metamucil which helps both. I also take nexium, HBP med and xanax (3 times a day)for panic ...

Posted 22 May 2014 1 answer

My doctor has started me out with 40 mg crestor. Seems like that is alot?

I am beginning to have muscle aching in my legs. Should a lower dose be recommended to start?

Posted 15 May 2014 2 answers

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